Artwork: Losange
Size: sheet size: 52.6 x 40.7; mount size: 60.4 x 45.9 cm
Medium: Painted cut-outs over pencil on painted paper laid down on paper laid down on canvas
Creation year: 1947
Marks: Signed 'H. Matisse' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Executed in 1946-1947
Provenance: Estate of the artist; Lumley Cazalet, Ltd., London; Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York (acquired from the previous); Acquired from the previous by the late owner, 1991.
Exhibition history: Venice, Ala Napoleonica e Museo Correr, Matisse et l'Italie, May-October 1987, p. 213, no. GR4 (illustrated in color, p. 106; dated circa 1947-1948 and titled Cinque cerchi rossi e una losange nera).

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-12
Lot Number: 139
Low Estimate: $500000 [-19%]
High Estimate: $800000 [-50%]
Hammer Price: $400000
Sold For: $495000